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Bill C-59, the National Security Act, 2017, is now law. Parliamentarians have failed to protect Canadians’ rights and freedoms. - International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group
Ottawa, ON – On June 18, the Senate adopted Bill C-59, the National Security Act, 2017, and it has received royal assent on June 21st. Canadian parliamentarians missed important opportunities to protect fundamental rights and freedoms in Canada and internationally by failing to bring necessary amendments to the Act. “Once again, Canadian lawmakers have failed …